Trying to take a selfie at the power lines in Saratov have brought the teenager to the hospital

Law enforcement officers in Saratov initiated a probe into the shock of high voltage 16-year-old. This was reported on the website of southern investigatory management on transport SK of Russia.

According to investigators, the young man August 10, was crossing the railway tracks on a bridge near the bus stop platform “Contact”, which is located in the city. “Close to the line of a contact network he was struck by an electric current with a power of 27,5 thousand volts”, — reads the statement of the management. Presumably, the boy had intended to do a selfie.

As a result, the teenager received burns to 85 percent of the body. According to “Vzglyad-info”, his condition as extremely serious.

As said the publication of the Saratov head of the investigative Department of the TFR in transport Ruslan Nurushev, one boy witnessed the incident. He first stated that the victim wanted to take pictures and to this end, climbed over the railing on the bridge. However, later, the teenager changed his story, explaining that his friend wanted to catch up, hanging on the railing, the portal writes.

In June 2016 16-year-old in Brjansk survived the shock 27,5 thousand volts on a railway bridge. He was hospitalized with electrical injury, shock, 2nd degree burns, 1st-3rd degree, 45 percent of the surface of the skin. It was noted that the young man climbed the technical ladder to the upper beam structure.